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Scientific name of Indian Olibanum: Boswellia serrata/ Olibanum Indicum
Name of Indian Olibanum in different languages:-
English: Indian frankincense
Sanskrit:गुग्गुल guggula, हस्तिनशना hastinashana, पार्वती parvati, कुरुन्द kurunda, शल्लकी shallaki
Tamil: குமஞ்சம் kumancam, குங்கிலியம் kunkiliyam, மரத்துவெள்ளை marattu-vellai
Malayalam: Kunthirikkam-കുന്തിരിക്കം, Kungilliam-കുങ്ങില്യം
It is a deciduous tree commonly in on dry hills, slopes areas, medium sized tree, up to 5 m tall, barkis ash colored and papery. The leaves are arranged alternately, pinnate, clustered at the branches apex, up to 40 cm long, 8 to 15 pairs of leaflets, up to 6 cm long. Leaflets ovate, toothed margin. Flowers are white or creamy, tiny, 8 mm across, borne in leaf axils. Fruits are berries, about 2 cm long, three-cornered.
Useful plant parts:
Used in the treatments of Cholesterol, Thyroid problems, Painful menstruation, Obesity, reduce the pain of joints, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bronchial asthma, and colitis, relief in cancer, cure infected wounds, digestive problems and bronchial complaints, colitis and hemorrhoids.
Boswellic acid, aliphatic tetrols, pentacyclic triterpene acids, phenylpropanoids, Beta-boswellic acid, lignans, and terpenes
Indian frankincense is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicines like:
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